Mom's Shrimp Mousse

Mom's Shrimp Mousse Recipe

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Karen Stewart


My mum was a caterer for years and this is one from her recipe box that was a hit at most parties or events. Hope you enjoy.

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20 Min


10 1/4 oz can tomato soup
1 1/2
envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 c
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
stalks celery, chopped
onion, chopped
8 oz pkg cream cheese
1/4 c
cold water
4 1/2 oz cans shrimp or 1 (8-9 oz) pkg small frozen shrimp
salt and pepper to taste
black olives and pimiento strips (optional)

How to Make Mom's Shrimp Mousse


  • 1Warm soup and cream cheese in saucepan over low heat until cheese melts.
  • 2Soften gelatin in cold water and add to soup. Stir over heat until gelatin dissolves.
  • 3Put cheese mixture and remaining ingredients in food processor and process until smooth. Pour into a ring mold (4 cup capacity) and refrigerate. Can be made several days ahead. Unmold unto lettuce lined serving plate. Fill center with black olives and pimiento strips.
  • 4Please note: Grease mold with mayonnaise to make it easier to unmold mousse. To unmold loosen around the edges with a flat knife. Dip mold briefly in hot water.

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About Mom's Shrimp Mousse

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy